The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wilmslow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 22 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 11 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wilmslow 8.80% 1.52% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.93% 100.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 0
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
QA
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wilmslow region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Wilmslow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
29 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wilmslow 23.20% 1.52% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 28 1 1
Average salary £34,000 £33,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +32.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,473
% change year-on-year
- -1.16%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wilmslow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Wilmslow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Wilmslow

QA
Salary Trend in Wilmslow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Wilmslow region.

QA Salary Trend in Wilmslow

QA
Salary Histogram in Wilmslow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Wilmslow region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Wilmslow

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wilmslow

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wilmslow region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 30 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (65.63%) Windows
3 16 (50.00%) .NET
3 16 (50.00%) Selenium
4 13 (40.63%) Manual Testing
5 12 (37.50%) C#
5 12 (37.50%) Automation Testing
6 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
6 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
7 10 (31.25%) QuickTest Pro
8 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (28.13%) HTML
8 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
8 9 (28.13%) SQL
8 9 (28.13%) T-SQL
8 9 (28.13%) System Testing
8 9 (28.13%) Web Testing
8 9 (28.13%) Automated Testing
8 9 (28.13%) Selenium IDE
9 8 (25.00%) Business Analysis
9 8 (25.00%) Scrum
10 6 (18.75%) Product Management
10 6 (18.75%) SaaS
10 6 (18.75%) ERP
11 4 (12.50%) BDD
11 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
11 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
12 2 (6.25%) Firewall
12 2 (6.25%) Finance

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Wilmslow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wilmslow region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (6.25%) RoboHelp
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) SaaS
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) LAN
1 2 (6.25%) WAN
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
1 2 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (50.00%) Selenium
2 10 (31.25%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (28.13%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
1 2 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Tester
1 15 (46.88%) Analyst
1 15 (46.88%) Software Tester
2 9 (28.13%) Test Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Business Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Software Tester
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Tester
5 4 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) .NET Team Leader
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Team Leader
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Manager
7 2 (6.25%) QA Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) .NET
2 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
3 9 (28.13%) HTML
4 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) CMDB
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) Windows
2 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) Manual Testing
3 12 (37.50%) Automation Testing
4 9 (28.13%) Web Testing
4 9 (28.13%) System Testing
4 9 (28.13%) Automated Testing
5 8 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 8 (25.00%) Scrum
6 6 (18.75%) ERP
6 6 (18.75%) Product Management
7 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 4 (12.50%) BDD
8 2 (6.25%) User Stories
8 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (6.25%) Kanban
8 2 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
8 2 (6.25%) Six Sigma
8 2 (6.25%) RUP
8 2 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) C#
2 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
2 9 (28.13%) SQL
2 9 (28.13%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.13%) VB
3 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft